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By Jennifer M. Ramovs Director of Practice Management Affinity Consulting Group   Micromanage?!?! What a horrible word. The connotation is negative. When we think about being micromanaged, we are likely frustrated and annoyed. We feel treated like a child who is incapable of doing their job.   But this is different. The first time we […]

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            Avoid stress! We are now wrapping up the 4th quarter of 2018, which means it is prime planning time for 2019. Here are some things you can do now. Your firm’s financials should be reviewed all year long, not just at year-end. That means creating a monthly checklist of […]

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Starting with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft added the ability to use a Windows 10 PC as a wireless display to receive video from a phone, tablet, or another Windows 10 PC. This includes the ability to use a second Windows 10 computer as an extended display for your main PC. You can actually […]

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If your summer vacation plans are still forthcoming, or you are going to take advantage of some great autumn/winter travel discounts, you may want to think about how you’ll stay connected to your family, friends and the office while overseas.  U.S. cell phone carriers all have plans that range from $10-20 per day per device […]

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Office 365 Tips

by Affinity Consulting Group on September 6, 2018

By Scott Bassett, Affinity Consulting Group One of the benefits of an Office 365 subscription is always having the latest versions of your Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. But do you really have the latest versions? Not necessarily. When Office 365 is installed, it is set by default to the […]

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By Paul Unger, Partner, Affinity Consulting Group Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, client fires, 24-hour news, hurricanes, murders, crime, Russia, North Korea, 150 emails a day, constant interruptions, … It’s too much for us handle and it is resulting in workday paralysis, even before you sit down to start your day! In my CLE seminars, webinars, and […]

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By Debbie Foster, Affinity Consulting We work with a lot of firms on process efficiency, and thinking differently about how they get their work done.  As we all know, change is hard, and none of us do a really great job at consistently thinking about better ways to do the things we do over and over […]

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By Jeffrey Schoenberger, Affinity Consulting When Apple announced their first Apple Watch in September 2014, they weren’t sure what uses people would find for it. They billed it as a fitness tracker, a way to connect with others, and a great time piece. Two years later, with some market experience under their belt, they released […]

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By Jeff Schoenberger In medieval Europe, a monk could spend years making a handwritten copy of a single manuscript, replete with elaborate artistic work. Gutenberg put an end to that as a viable publishing mechanism. Similarly, microfilm, microfiche, and CD-ROMs were swept aside as preferred storage mediums for information; legal and otherwise. I doubt your […]

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By Jennifer M. Ramovs, Esq.  Director of Practice Management, Affinity Consulting Group As we have the pleasure to work with solo and small law firms across the country, we often the find the role of bookkeeper to be a tough one to fill.  While most solos and small firms may not need a full time […]

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